More than 500 new Sunbirds will take flight into the Valley spring when FPU hosts commencement.
The May 4 ceremonies will be at 10:00 a.m. for 184 traditional undergraduate and 117graduate students, including 20 from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. Ceremonies for the 227 bachelor’s degree completion students will be at 6:00 p.m.
Fresno Pacific forward Paul Islas will fulfill a lifelong dream of playing in the MLS.
By Brandon Tripp, assistant director of sports information
The Fresno native was drafted in the first round with the 19th pick of the MLS Supplemental Draft by Chivas USA. In Fresno Pacific's first year in NCAA Division II Islas was the first player from DII to be drafted in 2013.